2015 NCASI West Coast Regional Meeting forestry session

NCASI’s West Coast Regional Meeting will be held on September 22 and 23 at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, Washington (http://www.ncasi.org/Events/Regional-Meetings/2015-WCRM.aspx). The meeting’s general session will be on the morning of Tuesday, September 22 and a forestry technical session titled Forest Watersheds is scheduled for 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 23. The agenda for the Forest Watersheds session follows.

How Stand Development Influences Light and Ecosystem Characteristics in Streams of the Central Cascade Mountains, Oregon

Dana Warren, Oregon State University 

Headwater Stream Temperature Response to Timber Harvest Leaving Variable Length Riparian Buffers

William Ehinger, Washington State Department of Ecology 

Runoff and Sediment Transport through Riparian Buffers following Forest Harvesting of a Rocky Mountain Headwater Catchment

Kevin Bladon, Oregon State University 

Role of Storms and Forestry Practices in Sedimentation in an Oregon Coast Range Lake

Jeff Hatten, Oregon State University 

Evaluating Stream-Associated Amphibian Response in the First Five Years (2006-2010) of a Landscape-Level Patch-Buffer Forestry Experiment in Western Washington State

Marc Hayes, Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife 

Relating Salmonid Population Health to Natural Turbidity Regimes in Northwest Streams

Doug Martin, Martin Environmental 

Perspectives from Long-Term Monitoring: Evaluating Status and Trends in Fish Habitat across Forest Management Practices in Oregon’s Coastal Watersheds

Kara Anlauf-Dunn, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife 

Mica Creek Watershed Study Summary

Terry Cundy, Potlatch Corporation 

Needle Branch Revisited: Effects of Contemporary Timber Harvesting Practices on Water Quantity and Quality

John Stednick, Colorado State University 

Dissolved Oxygen Response to Forest Management in a Discontinuously Perennial Stream

George Ice, NCASI (retired) 

Local and Longitudinal Stream Temperature Response to Timber Harvest in Small Headwater Streams in the Trask Watershed Study Area

Maryanne Reiter, Weyerhaeuser Company 

Changes in Stream Food Webs following Forest Harvest: Quantifying Bottom Up Responses

Sherri Johnson, USDA Forest Service 

Three Long-Term Studies of Paired Watersheds Pre- and Post-Timber Harvest in Western Oregon

Janel Sobota, Oregon State University 

Revisiting Needle Branch: Salmonid Population Response to Contemporary Forest Practices in Headwaters of the Alsea River, Oregon

Doug Bateman, US Geological Survey 

Future of Aquatic Habitats in Managed Forests

Bob Bilby, Weyerhaeuser Company 

NCASI has applied for CFE credit from the Society of American Foresters.

If you have questions about the meeting, please contact Steve Stratton, Regional Manager at the West Coast Regional Center (541-752-8801, sstratton@ncasi.org). Contact Bob Danehy (541-752-8801, bdanehy@ncasi.org) for matters regarding the Forest Watersheds Session.